Ground Penetrating Radar: Utility/Rebar/Cable Detection and Concrete/Subgrade Debonding
Ground penetrating radar (GPR) profiles acquired during seven separate field investigations are presented. The intent is simply to illustrate that GPR can be used to detect rebar, pre-tensioned tendons, deteriorated and/or detached concrete/fill, buried utilities, underground storage tanks, and buried foundations. The objective of each investigation is summarized, accompanied by brief descriptions of the nature of the target of interest. The application of GPR to the investigations described in this paper is not new. However, the presentation and illustration of multiple applications of this imaging technology in a single manuscript is somewhat unique.
N. L. Anderson et al., "Ground Penetrating Radar: Utility/Rebar/Cable Detection and Concrete/Subgrade Debonding," Proceedings of the 23rd Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems (2010, Keystone, CO), vol. 1, pp. 9-21, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Apr 2010.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.4133/1.3445546
23rd Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems (2010: Apr. 11-15, Keystone, CO)
Geosciences and Geological and Petroleum Engineering
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Buried Utilities; Field Investigation; Ground Penetrating Radar; Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR); Imaging Technology; Multiple Applications; Underground Storage Tanks; Geological Surveys; Geophysics; Ground Penetrating Radar Systems
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01 Apr 2010